ZTE Crashes After Senate Passes Trump-Deal-Killing Bill

Tonight, the US Senate passed the "must-pass" $707.7b defense policy bill for FY19 - that includes the provision that would reimpose penalties on ZTE - creating a standoff with the White House, which had planned to 'fix' the provision in negotiations.

  • Jun 18, 2018 7:45 PM
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Frontrunning: June 15

  • Trump Hits China With Tariffs, Vows More If It Strikes Back (BBG)
  • Trump announces 25 percent tariff on Chinese technology (Reuters)
  • Merkel's government frays as migrant row festers in Germany (Reuters)
  • Trump Insiders Seek Pardon for ‘Junk Bond King’ Michael Milken (BBG)
  • Jun 15, 2018 8:55 AM
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Futures Coiled As Traders Brace For Fed Rate Hike

After yesterday's surprisingly contained session, in which the priced-in Singapore summit made little impact on markets, so far in today's pre-FOMC session we have seen contained markets with little to note.

  • Jun 13, 2018 7:20 AM
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Frontrunning: June 8

  • Trump vows to 'straighten out' G7 trade ahead of tense meeting (Reuters)
  • With Kim, Trump trusts his gut over note cards (Reuters)
  • First Argentina, Then Turkey, Brazil. Now South Africa Reels (BBG)
  • These Are the Dealmakers Behind Trump and Kim (BBG)
  • Jun 8, 2018 8:40 AM
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